Summer 2011 temperatures were above average in Kansas City, with near average precipitation 

The average temperature at the Kansas City International Airport for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 79.1 degrees, which is 2.7 degrees above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages). Based on the longer term historical 123 year record from various Kansas City observation points, summer 2011 ranked as the 26th warmest summer since 1888. The average high temperature for the season was 89.1 degrees, which is 2.7 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 69.1 degrees, which was 2.8 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of season was 107 degrees recorded on August 2nd, which was record for the date, and the lowest temperature of 56 degrees occurred on June 1st. 

The total precipitation at the Kansas City International Airport for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 13.93 inches, which is 0.36 inches above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages). This ranks summer 2011 as the 46th wettest summer season in the longer term 123 year record in Kansas City. A daily rainfall record was set on August 20th with 2.40 inches. 

 Kansas City Summer 2011 Climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
212 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2011

................................................................................................................

...THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2011 TO 8/31/2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED                 NORMAL      DEPART           LAST YEAR`S
                             VALUE   DATE(S)      VALUE         FROM                   VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                  NORMAL
.....................................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                          113    08/14/1936
LOW                            42    06/04/1990
HIGHEST                  107         08/02          99                  8                      103  08/13
LOWEST                     56        06/01          50                  6                        56  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM       89.1                         86.4              2.7                      89.3
AVG. MINIMUM        69.1                         66.3              2.8                      70.1
MEAN                       79.1                         76.4              2.7                      79.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      43                           26.6            16.4                        48
DAYS MAX <= 32        0                            0.0               0.0                         0
DAYS MIN <= 32         0                            0.0               0.0                         0
DAYS MIN <= 0           0                            0.0               0.0                         0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM               29.56     1969
MINIMUM                  1.12     1936
TOTALS                  13.93                     13.57              0.36                   16.04
DAILY AVG.              0.15                       0.15               0.00                     0.17
DAYS >= .01               27                        28.1               -1.1                       25
DAYS >= .10              17                         18.9               -1.9                       20
DAYS >= .50              10                           8.8                1.2                         9
DAYS >= 1.00             6                            4.1                1.9                         8
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL      2.40     08/20 TO 08/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL                    0.0
TOTALS                  0.0                            0.0                 0.0                       0.0
SINCE 7/1               0.0                             0.0                0.0                        0.0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                             0.0                0.0                          0
DAYS >= 1.0              0                             0.0                0.0                          0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH          0
24 HR TOTAL         0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL         0                            11                -11                          0
COOLING TOTAL      1318                     1057               261                    1383
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     49/290    DATE  08/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/300    DATE  08/20

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR              33
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                 54
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             24     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                     12     RAIN                                12
LIGHT RAIN                      36     FREEZING RAIN                 0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                   3
HEAVY SNOW                    0     SNOW                                 0
LIGHT SNOW                     0     SLEET                                 0
FOG                                 36     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                               37

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.



Summer 2011 temperatures were above average in Kirksville, with slightly above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kirksville Regional Airport for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 75.7 degrees, which is 2.5 degrees above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages). The average high temperature for the season was 86.0 degrees, which is 2.4 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 65.3 degrees, which is 2.4 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 98 degrees recorded on July 23rd, July 27th, and August 2nd, and the lowest temperature of 51 degrees occurred on June 1st. The total precipitation at the Kirksville Regional Airport for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 14.82 inches, which is 1.56 inches above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages).

 Kirksville Summer 2011 Climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
212 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2011

..........................................................................................................

...THE KIRKSVILLE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2011 TO 8/31/2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER             OBSERVED                 NORMAL      DEPART      LAST YEAR`S
                                  VALUE      DATE(S)   VALUE         FROM             VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                      NORMAL
...................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                         98         08/02         95                  3                   96  08/13
                                                     07/27
                                                     07/23
LOWEST                          51        06/01          48                  3                   50  08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM             86.0                        83.6               2.4                85.8
AVG. MINIMUM              65.3                        62.9               2.4                65.1
MEAN                             75.7                        73.2               2.5                75.4
DAYS MAX >= 90             27                         17.6               9.4                 19
DAYS MAX <= 32              0                            0.0               0.0                   0
DAYS MIN <= 32               0                            0.0               0.0                   0
DAYS MIN <= 0                 0                            0.0               0.0                   0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                       14.82                       13.26              1.56             22.88
DAILY AVG.                   0.17                         0.14               0.03              0.25
DAYS >= .01                    27                          33.4               -6.4                 30
DAYS >= .10                    20                          21.4               -1.4                 25
DAYS >= .50                     9                           10.2               -1.2                 16
DAYS >= 1.00                   6                             3.8                2.2                   6
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL           2.58   06/08 TO 06/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL             6                              24                 -18                  0
COOLING TOTAL        1010                          782                228                981
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     43/310    DATE  07/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/330    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR               72
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                  16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             21     MIXED PRECIP                 0
HEAVY RAIN                     13     RAIN                                14
LIGHT RAIN                      32     FREEZING RAIN                 0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                   0
HEAVY SNOW                    0     SNOW                                 0
LIGHT SNOW                     0     SLEET                                 0
FOG                                 65     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     17
HAZE                               11

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


Summer 2011 temperatures were above average in Sedalia, with precipitation data missing for this station

The average temperature at the Sedalia Memorial Airport for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 81.1 degrees, which is 3.7 degrees above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages). The average high temperature for the season was 91.3 degrees, which is 3.6 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 71.0 degrees, which is 3.9 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 110 degrees recorded on August 2nd, and the lowest temperature of 60 degrees occurred on June 1st. Due to multiple sensor failures during rainfall events at this station, precipitation data is incomplete.

Sedalia Summer 2011 Climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
212 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2011

............................................................................................................

...THE SEDALIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2011 TO 8/31/2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER            OBSERVED                   NORMAL       DEPART       LAST YEAR`S
                                 VALUE     DATE(S)      VALUE          FROM             VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                         NORMAL
....................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                      110        08/02            98                  12                   100  08/20
                                                                                                                             08/13
LOWEST                        60         06/01           49                   11                    56  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM          91.3                           87.7                 3.6                  89.6
AVG. MINIMUM           71.0                           67.1                 3.9                  70.6
MEAN                          81.1                           77.4                 3.7                  80.1
DAYS MAX >= 90          51                            29.7               21.3                    49
DAYS MAX <= 32           0                               0.0                 0.0                      0
DAYS MIN <= 32            0                               0.0                 0.0                      0
DAYS MIN <= 0              0                               0.0                 0.0                      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                        M                            12.79                  M                    6.16
DAILY AVG.                   M                              0.14                  M                        T
DAYS >= .01                 24                              26.6                -2.6                     MM
DAYS >= .10                 13                              18.1                -5.1                     MM
DAYS >= .50                   7                                8.9                -1.9                     MM
DAYS >= 1.00                 3                                4.0                -1.0                     MM
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL            1.58   08/20 TO 08/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL             0                                 7                    -7                       0
COOLING TOTAL         1509                         1146                  363                1416
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     38/280    DATE  06/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  08/20

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR               83
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                   6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             20     MIXED PRECIP                  0
HEAVY RAIN                     15     RAIN                                 17
LIGHT RAIN                      31     FREEZING RAIN                 0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                   0
HEAVY SNOW                    0     SNOW                                 0
LIGHT SNOW                     0     SLEET                                0
FOG                                 44     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                                18

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


   Summer 2011 temperatures were above average in Olathe, with below average precipitation

The average temperature at the Johnson County Executive Airport in Olathe for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 80.2 degrees, which is 3.8 degrees above the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages). The average high temperature for the season was 90.4 degrees, which is 4.4 degree above normal, while the average low temperature was 70.1 degrees, which is 3.2 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 110 degrees recorded on August 2nd, and the lowest temperature of 57 degrees occurred on June 1st. The total precipitation recorded at the Johnson County Executive Airport in Olathe for the summer 2011 season (June-August) was 10.80 inches, which is 2.42 inches below the 30-year average (new 1981-2010 averages).

Olathe Summer 2011 Climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
212 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2011

......................................................................................................................

...THE JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2011 TO 8/31/2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER                 OBSERVED                   NORMAL       DEPART        LAST YEAR`S
                                       VALUE     DATE(S)     VALUE          FROM               VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                             NORMAL
........................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                            110         08/02           98                 12                   102  08/13
LOWEST                              57          06/01           52                  5                      57  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM                90.4                           86.0                4.4                   88.5
AVG. MINIMUM                 70.1                           66.9                3.2                    69.6
MEAN                                80.2                           76.4                3.8                    79.1
DAYS MAX >= 90                50                            29.6              20.4                     45
DAYS MAX <= 32                 0                               0.0                0.0                       0
DAYS MIN <= 32                  0                               0.0                0.0                       0
DAYS MIN <= 0                    0                               0.0                0.0                       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                          10.80                           13.22             -2.42                  20.26
DAILY AVG.                      0.12                              0.14             -0.02                       T
DAYS >= .01                        19                              28.2              -9.2                     MM
DAYS >= .10                        13                              19.5              -6.5                     MM
DAYS >= .50                          6                                8.4              -2.4                     MM
DAYS >= 1.00                        5                               4.6                0.4                     MM
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL             2.59   08/21 TO 08/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL                0                                     9                 -9                         0
COOLING TOTAL           1426                              1060              366                   1319
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     41/210    DATE  06/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/200    DATE  06/09

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR              86
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                   6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP                   0
HEAVY RAIN                     13     RAIN                                  11
LIGHT RAIN                      34     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                    0
HEAVY SNOW                    0     SNOW                                 0
LIGHT SNOW                     0     SLEET                                 0
FOG                                 38     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                               11

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


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